It has been decided that Masami Nagasawa, Yosuke Eguchi, Seiichi Tanabe, Erina Mano, and Yu Koyanagi will be joining the cast for the live action movie Bleach, which is based on the manga of the same name by Tite Kubo.
Masami Nagasawa is to play Ichigo’s late mother Masaki Kurosawa and Yosuke Eguchi will play the role of Ichigo’s father Isshin Kurosaki. Seiichi Tanabe will be playing the eccentric Kusuke Urahara, who supports the Hollow-fighting Souls Reapers. Erina Mano is to play Ichigo’s classmate Orihime Inoue and Koyanagi is to play another classmate, Yasutora Sado.
The live action movie Bleach will open in Japanese cinemas on 20 July 2018. Shinsuke Sato, the director of Gantz and I Am a Hero, is directing the movie.
Director: Shinsuke Sato
Original Work: Tite Kubo Bleach (serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump)
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Sota Fukushi as Ichigo Kurosaki
Hana Sugisaki as Rukia Kuchiki
Ryo Yoshizawa as Uryu Ishida
Erina Mano as Orihime Inoue
Yu Koyanagi as Yasutora Sado
Taichi Saotome as Renji Abarai
MIYAVI as Byakuya Kuchiki
Masami Nagasawa as Masaki Kurosaka
Yosuke Eguchi as Isshin Kurosaki
Seiichi Tanabe as Kisuke Urahara